Meet the Team – Carmel Village Dental


Raquel is a registered dental assistant, graduated in 1995, and has been assistant for 20 years. She is a chairside assistant for the dentist and she helps to make the patient’s visit as comfortable as possible. She is married and has two beautiful daughters. Outside of the office, she likes hiking and is a musician.




Marlene enjoys greeting patients with a smile and making them feel welcome in the office. She has been working in dental office administration since 2017, and is well versed in dental insurance and treatment coordination. She is originally from Massachusetts, and moved to sunny San Diego in 2019. Outside the office, she enjoys reading a good book, playing board games, and baking.




Lara is a registered dental assistant who loves helping patients receive excellent dental care and making them feel confident. She graduated from Professional Dental Enterprises in 2019. She enjoys getting to know each patient over time. She appreciates being part of an office team that feels like an extended family. She is married and has one adorable son. Her hobbies are playing tennis and listening to music.